FAQ's

  • Is Anchor Lancaster the same as "The Breakfast Club?"    Well, not the same as the movie:)  Our guests usually call the program by the name of The Breakfast Club.


  • Where does Anchor Lancaster obtain the food served?    The majority of food is secured through the PA Central Food Bank through grants we receive every 6 months.  Some of the food is purchased through stores that can not be obtained from the Food Bank.


  • How many people a month are served by Anchor Lancaster?    We feed an average of 180 every day all year.  July 2019 has been our highest ever, we served 4,212 over a period of 23 weekdays.


  • Who qualifies to eat a breakfast at Anchor Lancaster?    EVERYONE!


  • Does Anchor Lancaster sell food or allow guest to take food home?    Nope.  All food must be eaten on site.


  • How can I volunteer?    Click Here to be redirected to the volunteer page.


  • Why do I feel so safe at Anchor Lancaster?    We have hired a security company that we call our Guest Services.  Each day of the week, 3-4 guest services employees are present to help with security and making sure everything flows peacefully.  Weapons are screened at the door and bags are not allowed into gym during breakfast.


  • How can I support Anchor Lancaster financially with a paper check?    Donate by Snail Mail. You can send a check made out to Anchor Lancaster to the following address: Anchor Lancaster    29 East Walnut Street Lancaster PA 17602.


  • Can I donate appreciated securities and stock to Anchor Lancaster?   YES.  Email us.


  • Can I leave a legacy by including Anchor Lancaster in my will, trust or life insurance?    YES.  Email us.